Firewall Security Engineer

Job ID
# of Openings
IT Security
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Firewall Security Engineer to support the DXC USPS in Morrisville, NC.


Additional Information:

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: None
  • Available: within 30 days




  • Responsible for the planning, design, implementation, organization and operation of  Firewalls based perimeter security network and network security devices.
  • Provide support on multiple projects as needed. 
  • Manage, support and repair LAN systems while monitoring and administering firewalls for all locations.
  • Analyze data sources and provide information to team as needed. 
  • Responsible for the planning, design, implementation, organization and operation of data communications network and network security devices. 
  • Responsible for troubleshooting network and firewall problems
  • Monitor that the firewall and network system is adequately monitored to identify and solve data communication problems and user performance issues; this includes understanding chronic issues causing inefficiency in operation and seek resolution.
  • Provide subject matter expert (SME) on network and firewall related issues



  • Experience with network firewalls and rule configuration for Cisco devices
  • Good communication skills in dealing with Telecommunications engineers and business owners
  • Consult with other members of project team and develop requirements documentation
  • Review firewall rule sets and log analysis for inefficient, unneeded and unapproved rules
  • Research problems and recommend solutions to improve firewall security
  • Support a nationwide implementation of firewalls (Validate, test, and manage firewall rules)
  • Familiarity with network discovery tools (e.g. RedSeal)
  • Experience with ServiceNow Change/Incident/Problem management
  • College Degree in a technical discipline
  • 3+ years of related operational experience



VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.



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